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On 22, Jul 2013 | In | By admin

Monastery NS – Tom Fitzgerald

Tom Fitzgerald is in his early eighties. He has been involved in community development all his life. Up to his retirement, he managed the national headquarters of Muintir na Tíre in Tipperary. For the past forty years, he has been involved in Tipperary Community Services Centre. In the Decades since Canon Hayes died, Tom has done more than anyone else to keep his memory and message alive.

Topics covered included:

  • Childhood
  • Games
  • Passing the Night
  • Housing
  • Jobs & Emigration
  • Tipperary in the 1930′s
  • Penny Dinners

  • Social Class Division
  • Rationing
  • WW2
  • Food
  • Fairs/Markets
  • Schooldays